Weather Alert 01-15-19

Amherst County Public Schools will operate on a two hour delay Tuesday, January 15.

A School Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 14, 2019

A School Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the board room of the School Administration Office.

Project Impact

Amanda Cassise

Name:  Mandy Cassise

School:  Amelon Elementary School

Grade/Subjects Taught:  5th grade science and social studies

Experience:  I have been teaching in Amherst County for sixteen years.  I have been a fourth grade teacher, an eighth grade physical science teacher, and currently a fifth grade teacher.


Kindergarten Registration

Download the registration flyer here

Registration days for Amherst County children eligible to enroll in kindergarten in the Amherst County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on the dates listed below. Children have to be age 5 on or before September 30, 2019, in order to enroll in kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.

Smart Start Preschool Program

Free, full day Pre-School for your 4 year old (must be 4 by Sept. 30, 2019)

3 Locations:

Madison Heights Elementary
Central Elementary
Amelon Elementary

Program Enrollment limited to: 90 Students, 18 in each class.

No Cost Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack. All school supplies provided. School Bus Transportation included on a limited basis.

Program meets all Virginia State Standards for Pre-School education.

Amherst County Public Schools Long Range Strategic Plan 2018-2019

Amherst County Public School will be  developing a Long Range Strategic Plan to provide direction for the school division for the next three to five years.  To develop a plan that is truly reflective of the beliefs, desires, and norms of our community, it is first necessary to hear from our community.  In the month of December we held several community forums seeking input regarding our schools.  As this is a very busy time of year, not everyone was able to participate.  If you were unable to participate in person, we would like to offer you another opportunity to give us some feedback.  We

History and Math Textbook Adoption Review

Parents and Guardians,

The Amherst County Public Schools History and Math new textbook adoption process is underway.  You may stop by your student’s school and review the textbooks approved by VDOE for each grade level.  After reviewing the textbooks please complete the following surveys.

Substitutes Needed!


Substitutes are needed in all schools and the transportation department! Please click here for more information! 


Amherst's new Superintendent is pictured

2017-2018 Parent Survey for Parents of Students with Special Needs

Parents, your opinion counts! The online survey is now open and is available for completion in:

Safety and Security in Amherst County Public Schools

Read more informaiton from the Superintendent about Safety and Secuirty in Amherst County Public Schools